You slept by Lidl?

Yep, we certainly did and I can justify every single reason why too. We have received the odd few comments asking where we stayed in Fort William on Friday night, to which numerous people have said ‘You went to Fort William and the only place you could find to stay was the carpark by Lidl? … Continue reading You slept by Lidl?

The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

That’s right, The Yellow One is going to go on a mission to get from Preston to Fort William. Why I hear you ask? Because the driver is a fearless adrenaline junkie. That’s why. Most of the country has had days of snow and now we are battling ferocious winds as the Beast from the … Continue reading The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

Fly away with me!

I have decided to share a passion with my loyal readers. I have created a newsletter detailing the cheapest flights available at the moment as I spend a lot of time hunting for cheap flights myself, so I thought why not share them? We absolutely love to travel and I cannot wait to help you … Continue reading Fly away with me!

Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

Yep, I am in no way joking about this one. It looks like pretty soon tourists will be charged £2 per night to stay in Scottish hotels! Council leaders unanimously agreed that the local government should prepare to implement tourist Tax which was originally mentioned by Labour in the 2018/19 budget. The new tourist tax … Continue reading Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

Who you gonna call?

Rust Busters! That’s right – myself and big Tom are now fully fledged ‘Rust Busters’ We spent Saturday afternoon in the garage (Yes, because were soft and it was freezing outside!) doing some serious rust bustin! This kinda thing takes serious skill. Serious skill in the form of a lot of patience because there’s hours … Continue reading Who you gonna call?

The Day of Dublin!

If you got the opportunity to visit a new City, just for the day, would you take it? 12 hours of fresh culture, unexplored soil and in this case a taste of real Guinness! This is exactly what I did when Ryanair had a flash sale. I got return tickets to Dublin for £4 and … Continue reading The Day of Dublin!

Workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’

Being retired is a fantastic thing. Well, so Tom thought until operation #Betsysfacelift started again last weekend! He thought his retirement would be spent walking the dog in the lakes, writing more Tommy Two Notes songs and occasionally doing odd jobs around the house when instructed numerous times by Sue. He always knew that at … Continue reading Workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’

I see trees of green, red walls too…

I see them stood tall, for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world. Marrakech is referred to as the ‘Red’ city. But it’s not just the city walls that surround the Medina that are red, most buildings in the city are red too. In fairness, during the day they are … Continue reading I see trees of green, red walls too…

1001 Arabian Nights

We were told many facts and stories whilst on our big red tour bus, but one of them stuck with me more than most. This is the story of Queen Scheherazade. There once was an Iranian King called King Shahryar who was happily married to his beautiful wife. One day, he discovers his wife has … Continue reading 1001 Arabian Nights

Betsy is finally getting a facelift!

For anyone who hasn't met Betsy, she's our beautifully pink 1970s Volkswagen Bay Window. You can learn all about Betsy here. Betsy is starting to look very tired and sun damaged in her old age so we thought it was about time we spruced her up a little and gave her some serious TLC! Betsys … Continue reading Betsy is finally getting a facelift!